International soccer star known for having played the center back position for both the Serie A club Napoli, as well as, the Senegal national team. As of late 2019, he made 35 appearances with the Senegal national team.
He began his soccer career as a member of SR Saint-Dié's youth team.
Because of his playing style, he earned the nicknames K2 and The Wall.
He was married to Charline Oudenot.
Both he and Lorenzo Insigne played for Napoli.